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2018 Engineering Senior Design Symposium

The 2018 Senior Design Symposium and Awards Dinner of the Washkewicz College of Engineering took place on Friday, April 27, 2018 in the Student Center. Senior students had the chance to display their projects in a poster session, which was followed by the awards dinner with a keynote speech by Pete Buca, Vice President of Sustainability & Innovation, Parker Hannifin Corporation.

The awards ceremony included the recognition of this year’s University Valedictorian, Matthew Martis, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Science, and the Salutatorian, Kyra Rudy, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

There was a poster competition with the following awards:

1st Place:
Toy Switch Controller sponsored by RePlay for Kids
Team: Biar Akar, Andres Gutierrez, Amber Johnson, Taylor Scardelletti
Faculty Advisor: Zhiqiang Gao
Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2nd Place
Autonomous Lawn Mower
Team: Ethen Barber, Preston Cunningham, John Maxwell, Steve Wyatt
Faculty Advisor: William Atherton
Department: Engineering Technology

3rd Place
Team: Brandon Baker, Nick Boyeas, Matthew Hooper, Donald Jackson, Simran Singh, Mike Willi
Faculty Advisor: Joseph Kovach
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Visit our Senior Design Program for details and highlights from this year's Symposium.